Newspapers and news sites online
- Africa South of the Sahara: selected internet resources - African Newspapers / African News Links to African newspapers and African news sites, compiled by Stanford University Library.
- afrol News afrol News is an independent news agency covering the African continent, with freely available articles in either English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.
- allAfrica.com Collects, produces and distributes 2000 news items daily from over 130 African news organizations and their own reporters. Available to all Library users on-campus. Off-campus access available to SOAS staff and students, using their SOAS ID and password.
On-campus / Off-campus
- BBC News World edition: Africa Africa news from the BBC.
- ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers The ICON Database of International Newspapers is a freely accessible electronic resource providing information about newspapers including bibliographic descriptions of titles and information on institutional holdings where available.
- Pambazuka News News,commentary and analysis for social justice in Africa.
- SA Media Press cuttings database consisting of more than 3 million South African newspaper reports and periodical articles since 1978. Access the database via the ‘Login’ link.
- World-Newspapers.com: Africa Provides links to African newspapers and news sites.
The resources listed above relate specifically to Africa but other more general sites (for example Access World News) will also contain Africa related news.
More information about the Library’s news databases can be found at News databases